SLIs and flow
Do you guys identify w the author of this article w the flow state thing?
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Originally Posted by chrisg.com
Oh sure, I would be surprised if many other types couldn't relate to it as well. It's when you're resolved to do something and you don't think about it at all; you just do it. That's why the writer of the article demanded that you practice the task before you could achieve that state: your mind/muscles will just remember on their own from doing it however many times and will do it again without any need for you to become your own overseer.
For example, take the sport tennis. A lot of thought and effort has to originally be put into practicing a stroke of the racket. At first it may seem difficult and tedious as you twist your arm in odd ways and strike the ball into different ends of the court. However, there comes a time when your muscles understand the stroke from having done it so many times. From that point your muscles can do the stroke without your help and much more efficiently because you're not overthinking the stroke and striking at over/underexaggerated angles, twists of the arm etc. that will lead you to frustration.
So basically muscle/mind memories just play themselves out, no extra effort required. Now that I think about it in that context, it sounds very SLI
This is interesting. I like your sig! Lol.
Originally Posted by jaZ